Eye on polls: Centre announces extension of free ration scheme


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Union Minister Anurag Thakur on Wednesday announced that the Centre would be extending the free ration scheme, which was introduced during the COVID-19 pandemic for another three months. The PM Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) is a scheme as part of Atmanirbhar Bharat to supply free food grains to migrants and poor. Phase-I and Phase-II of this scheme was operational from April to June, 2020 and July to November, 2020 respectively.